Climate Change

  • Warning system for landslides in communes remains poor

    News General News Vietnam Water Portal Wednesday, 04 November 2020 03 Nov 20 Vietnamnet Source With the current data and technology, when weather patterns that can cause heavy rains appear, Vietnam can predict large-scale heavy rains in mountainous areas 1-2 days in advanceDirector General of the National General Directorate of Meteorology…

  • IndonesiaMangrove: why it's good to keep

    Mangrove: why it’s good to keep

    News Editorials Indonesia Water Portal Tuesday, 31 August 2021 Mangroves can store 9 times more carbon in the soil compared to tropical forests. Yeah, it is incredible. Surprised much? Find out other facts about mangroves!  Infographic by Rizki Ramadhan Prayitno (The Water Agency) Tags: Mangrove restoration climate change resiilience BRGM

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    Involvement of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology in AIRBM – An interview with Dr. Lai Lai Aung

    Featured News Editorials Community News Kyaw Nyunt Linn Thursday, 05 July 2018 Downscaling Meeting for Task 1 under Phase 1, Component 2, AIRBM project at Conference hall on 16 August 2017 The Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project has started in September 2015, with aid from World Bank ($100…

  • IndonesiaThe fights in restoring peatlands: between water conservation and climate

    The fights in restoring peatlands: between water conservation and climate change mitigation

    Featured News General News Editorials Interviews & Opinions Indonesia Water Journal Indonesia Water Portal Tuesday, 31 August 2021 Albeit covering only three percent of the world’s land surface, peatlands could store 550 billion tonnes of carbon. It is twice as much as the forests do globally. Additionally, peatlands hold 10…

  • VietnamPartners pledge $665 million to support green recovery in ASEAN

    Partners pledge $665 million to support green recovery in ASEAN

    News General News Vietnam Water Portal Wednesday, 03 November 2021 The newly-pledged sum of $665 million will help ASEAN boost its green recovery 03 Nov 2021 – Source: Vietnam Investment Review –  Four partners have collectively pledged $665 million towards a platform managed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that aims…

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    The Complexity of Flooding and Tidal Flooding on the Semarang-Demak Coast, Here’s the Expert Analysis

    Residents use dummy boats to continue their activities due to tidal flooding that inundated Nyangkringan, Sriwulan Village, Sayung, Demak, Central Java (Anadolu Agency / Eko Siswono Toyudho) Source: TIMES IndonesiaDate: 18 Juni 2020 The problem of flooding and tidal flooding in the Semarang-Demak coastal area is not a new problem.…

  • General NewsClimate Change Impacts on Water-Related Sectors

    Climate Change Impacts on Water-Related Sectors

    Climate Change can be defined as any variations in climate patterns that last for a long period of time: decades or more. The prime cause of climate change is Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission, typically Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4), mainly caused by burning fossil fuels for energy use. Now,…

  • General NewsForum helps boost cooperation for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development

    Forum helps boost cooperation for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development

    Illustrative image (Photo: tuyengiao.vn) The annual Forum on Cooperation and Sustainable Development in the Mekong Delta (Mekong Delta Forum) was held in both in-person and online forms on November 4, under the theme “Promoting local initiatives – Strengthening multilateral cooperation”.  04 Nov 2021 – Source: Hanoi (VNA) – The annual Forum on Cooperation…

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    Consumers in Asia-Pacific to benefit most from industry 4.0

    Percentage of Industrial Control Systems computers on which malicious objects were blocked by regions of the world. — Photo courtesy of Kaspersky 10 Nov 20 Vietnamnews source HCM CITY — Shifting businesses and enterprises into an intelligent and connected virtual space is no longer an option but a necessity to survive,…

  • Disaster & FloodingClimate Change Impacts on Water-Related Sectors

    Climate Change Impacts on Water-Related Sectors

    Climate Change can be defined as any variations in climate patterns that last for a long period of time: decades or more. The prime cause of climate change is Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission, typically Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4), mainly caused by burning fossil fuels for energy use. Now,…

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